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NYC Memorial day wekend (Pic heavy)

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Wisertime, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. Wisertime

    Wisertime Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 6, 2013
    Philly
    Steve
    Despite living in NY state for well almost 30 years, I barely spent a few days in NYC on business (long after I left) and attended a few ballgames in the boroughs and didn't have a camera at the time. This time I did and lots has changed since then. I packed light and only used 2 lenses, so I could fit in a small bag. The 9-18mm and Panny 35-100mm F4-5.6 w/EM1. Left the big primes/zooms at home.

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    432 Park ave bldg
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    It was fleet week, so saw a few ships in the distance, but no time to get closer up.
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    HQ from my previous visit...once the tallest bldg back in 1909
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    Missed seeing this amazing sunset, while stuck in cab, but got it partially.
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  2. Philip Scott

    Philip Scott Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 28, 2016
    Valley Forge, PA, USA
    Some really nice captures here.
     
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  3. Strick

    Strick Mu-43 Regular

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    Jan 8, 2013
    Columbia, MD
    Rob
    Nice job capturing NYC - one of my favorite cities to visit!

    The taxi meter photo really calls to me. What wonderful colors and light. Thanks.
     
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  4. Wisertime

    Wisertime Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 6, 2013
    Philly
    Steve
    Thanks..apparently we were there around/near the phenomenon called the "NY Solstice" when the sun sets along all or certain avenues. Unfortunately I was stuck in the taxi at the time and couldn't get a full view...too bad I wasn't on the ESB at that time!.
     
  5. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Mar 13, 2014
    Central Ohio, USA
    Andrew
    Lots of great stuff. I'll be heading there myself this coming weekend, so hope to get images even half as good as yours.
    Thanks for sharing.
     
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  6. joma416

    joma416 Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 31, 2014
    Toronto, ON Canada
    John
    Very nice pics, and congrats on your Pens victory.

    Were the aerial photos taken from the Empire State Building observation deck?
     
  7. Wisertime

    Wisertime Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 6, 2013
    Philly
    Steve
    Thanks. Yes from esb.

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